Grimaud, a pianist whose grasp of the Romantic sensibility (especially the willingness to risk and commit all in pursuit of an artistic goal) is total, has a field day with it here. From the downbeat of the stormy, rhythmically a-blur “Äusserst bewegt,” this is a Kreisleriana that holds nothing back.
Hélène Grimaud presents the second part of a special two-part recital from the Polling Monastery. Here she performs Robert Schumann’s Kreisleriana.
Hélène Grimaud presents the first part of a special two-part recital from the beautiful natural surroundings of south west Bavaria, a place which the pianist sees as one of her spiritual homes. “Memory” features music from her Deutsche Grammophon album of the same name.
Join Wolf Conservation Center founder and world-renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud for “musical appetizers” and an intimate dinner in a modern barn home in North Salem, New York. Date: Saturday July 15th, 6PM